News Flash

Posted on: October 18, 2019

Ask the Wizard

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Not sure how to properly dispose of something? Visit and use our new web application to find out if a material can be reused, recycled, composted or disposed.

The City of Watsonville Public Works and Utilities Department is proud to announce the release of their new recycling web-application, the Watsonville Waste Wizard.  This new digital tool will assist residents who currently receive garbage collec...

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Posted on: October 9, 2019

Installation of Green Bike Lanes

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Green bike lanes will be installed beginning Monday 10/14 and continue through 10/18. And on what streets will they be installed?......

Installation of green bike lanes will begin on Monday, October 14th and installation will continue through October 18th. Expect delays during this time. The streets impacted will be as follows:

  • Bridge St. from Hushbeck Ave. to E. Lake Ave.
  • Beach St. from Wa...
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Public Works
Posted on: August 15, 2019

UPDATE: 10/10/19 - Roache Road Sanitary Sewer Replacement

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Read the latest update on the Roache Road Sanitary Sewer Replacement Project.

Update - 10/10/19

The Roache Road sewer replacement project continues. The contractor is installing new sewer on Airport Blvd. to the intersection of Roache Road. During the working hours of 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., one lane of Airport Blvd. will be closed,...

Learn more about the project on Roache Rd.

Public Works
Posted on: August 14, 2019

Watsonville Receives Grant for Slough Restoration Work

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The Watsonville project will restore one acre of native habitat and enhance wetlands along Struve Slough.

California State Parks announced last week that Watsonville was one of 26 local projects that will receive grants totaling $4.1 million from the California Habitat Conservation Fund (HCF) Grant Program. The Watsonville project will restore one acre of nat...

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Article on the Grant by Register Pajaronian Public Works
Posted on: June 6, 2019

Ditch the Bottle & Refill with Watsonville Tap Water

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Why spend your hard earned money on single use plastic water bottles?

Why spend your hard earned money on single use plastic water bottles, when you can safely drink Watsonville's tap water for just pennies per gallon?

Every day the City of Watsonville pumps, treats, tests, and delivers nearly 7 million gallons of clean drin...

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2018 Water Quality Report Public Works